Mormon Discussion: 335: Hans Mattsson – A Crisis of Truth

Today we Sit down with former LDS Area Authority Hans Mattsson. As Hans begin reading into the deeper history of Mormonism and as other approached him with their historical questions, Hans sensed that the Church’s narrative didn’t hold up and that the tough questions did not have satisfactory answers. Hans took his concerns to the […]

Stories For Mormons: 005: The Blessing

This story explores a little, the concept of doubt and how it might facilitate faith. I hope that the word “Doubt” can be embraced and that the LDS Church and members can recognize the utility of doubt in human and spiritual development. This tale takes a twist on the New Testament story related in Mark 9:20-27. […]

Mormon Awakenings: Episode 023: God Magic, Spiritual Experiences and the Paranormal.

Jack Naneek and Bill Reel sit down to discuss spiritual experiences, telepathy, healing, and precognition.  Priesthood, truth claims, and exclusive rights to wield God magic are considered.  The first half of life is compared with the second half of life.  Literalism, symbology, and personal spiritual guidance are analyzed.  Yes.  It’s a long episode!  But, in […]

Cognitive Dissidents: 005: Getting Out of The Boat

Today on the Cognitive Dissidents Podcast we talk about when it is a good time to get out of the boat.  Using Mathew chapter 14 from the new testament as our backdrop we talk about why churches or religious institutions are useful and what purpose they serve and then turn our time to understanding that […]

Radio Free Mormon: 018: Faith Not To Be Healed

Today Behind enemy lines, Radio Free Mormon dives into what it means to have “Faith Not To Be Healed”.  RFM explores what we have taught about healing, its principles, how healing take place, what it means when the healing doesn’t occur, and how central healing power is to the Restored Gospel.  Do you have faith […]

279: Rabbit Holes and Upcoming Events

The episode starts with sharing upcoming events we are planning then dives into the episode “Rabbit Holes” Alice was encouraged into the rabbit hole but once she entered there was no turning back.  In Mormonism too there are rabbit holes and they too never end where we expected.  As we look at the question of […]

One Family’s Letter to a Leader

For a Formatable Copy – https://mormondiscussions.org/discussion/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/08/Letter-To-Leader-Format.rtf Otherwise the letter can be read in it’s entirety below Dear Church Leader,   Spouse XYZ and I have discussed at length the conversation you had with us at our house Tuesday night as well as the follow up texts the next day and the three hour conversation you and I had on Father’s Day.  […]

Mormon Awakenings: 001: The Lone Villager

Guest host Jack Naneek shares with us a podcast episode titled “The Lone Villager”.  This episode seeks for us to not only recognize and validate that there are issues in Mormonism but that there are issues in life.  That we can either put those issues in a backpack and carry this heavy load everywhere putting […]

Mormon Primer On Belief: The Examination Of The Controversial Issues Of Mormonism From An Objective Position

CLICK HERE FOR MORMON PRIMER Introduction: The major aim of writing this article is to display various perspectives on Mormonism’s most controversial issues.  Herein, we share the Orthodox, Apologetic, Critical, and Progressive viewpoints together with resources helpful to the reader at the end of each chapter, that the reader may explore each issue further.  This […]

Ward or Stake Resource: Help Thou Mine Unbelief

STAKE HANDOUT HELP THOU MINE UNBELIEF BY STUDY AND BY FAITH: Suggestions and Resources to Work Through Questions Related to LDS Church History, Doctrine, and Social Issues In the Church, we value truth and we value those who seek after it. Joseph Smith once said, “Mormonism is Truth.” He encouraged the Saints to let truth […]